A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

A Doll's House

Henrik Ibsen with Michael Meyer (Translator)

fiction classics play challenging reflective slow-paced

160 pages | first published 1879

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A Doll's House (1879), is a masterpiece of theatrical craft which, for the first time portrayed the tragic hypocrisy of Victorian middle class marriage on the stage. The play ushered in a new social era and "exploded like a bomb into contemporar...
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Moods

reflective 68%
emotional 45%
tense 43%
dark 21%
inspiring 19%
sad 19%
challenging 16%
hopeful 12%
informative 5%
mysterious 4%
funny 3%
relaxing 3%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 43%
fast 38%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 19% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | No: 33% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 7% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.65